Tan Son Nhat International Airport has been overloaded with infrastructure development inappropriate with increasing travel demand. In addition, hours long traffic jams have regularly occurred and flooding has been a permanent issue after heavy rains in the airport’s area.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday said the northern region continues suffering heavy rains on large scale, flooding will be able to occur in upstream major rivers such as Ma (Son La, Thanh Hoa province); Da (Son La, Hoa Binh province) and Thao (in Lao Cai, Yen Bai); Bang Giang, Ky Cung in Lang Son province.
A convergence and strong operation of the southwest monsoon have caused sudden medium- heavy rains, thunderstorms and cyclones in the Northern provinces, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation’s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents.